Get ready to embark on an exciting journey through the revamped and newly introduced places in your very own city. As we step into 2023, Singapore unveils a range of captivating destinations that are sure to delight and surprise you. Whether you’re seeking architectural wonders, cultural enclaves, or serene nature escapes, this guide will introduce you to the latest gems in our beloved city.

We list down new and revamped places around the island that cater to the whole family. Here are some new or revamped places to go in Singapore in 2023.

Note: We will update this list as and when we receive the latest news.

1. One Holland Village (New)

The new urban lifestyle hub in Singapore, inspired by the local shophouses and streets, embraces a low-rise design to harmonize with its surroundings. Focused on community integration, the hub features open spaces where people can gather, fostering authenticity and bohemian charm. Spanning 13,500 square meters, Holland Village offers a diverse range of up-market dining, shopping, and lifestyle options, including cafes, gourmet restaurants, independent boutiques, and global brands. This development adds vibrancy and amenities, enhancing the overall experience for the community.

Opening Date: 1 Dec 2023
📍 7 Holland Village Way Singapore 275148


2. Singapore Zoo Kidzworld (Revamped)

Singapore Zoo KidzWorld Water Maze

The one-hectare KidzWorld augments Singapore Zoo’s 50-year heritage of providing children and their families with a living classroom to experience animal encounters and plenty of opportunities for playtime. A place where learning and fun meet, the experiences have been designed to spark and grow love for animals, wildlife and nature. These range from interactive play, to meeting animals, to a new water maze to dial up the fun.

Official Opening Date: 25 Oct 2023

For more information, visit Singapore Zoo Kidzworld.


3. Mount Alvernia Hospital (New)

Mount Alvernia Hospital Standard Single Artist Impression

We are happy to share that our new 10-storey women’s and children’s building will be in service in 2023! Located within Mount Alvernia Hospital campus, St Anne Mother & Child Centre will house maternity and paediatric wards, a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), allied health and ancillary hospital services.

Official Opening Date: 19 Oct 2023

For more information, visit Mount Alvernia Hospital.


4. Far East Flora Centre (New)

Far East Flora Centre

Families and nature enthusiasts have a new destination to explore – the Far East Flora Centre, an 11-storey floral-themed shopping mall located in Clementi next to the Singapore University of Social Sciences. This unique attraction is brought to you by the renowned florist chain, Far East Flora. It offers a diverse range of experiences, including a vast selection of 1,000 flowers, 500 plants, gardening products, and home decor items. You can also find a cold warehouse selling fresh flowers, fruits, and vegetables at wholesale prices.

The mall’s facade is adorned with lush greenery, and there’s a rooftop garden with larger plants, a studio for workshops, a gourmet grocery store, and an 80-seater eatery.

The Far East Flora Centre is open daily from 8am to 9pm, offering a delightful family outing for nature lovers and shoppers alike.

Official Opening Date: 29 Sep 2023
📍 435 Clementi Road Singapore 599873


5. Tayo Station (Revamped)

Tayo Station Singapore

Buckle up your seatbelts and prepare for a ride through wonder and excitement! Tayo Station, Singapore’s beloved children’s indoor theme playground in the East, reopened on 6 Sep 2023 with a suite of upgraded features, providing more fun learning & unexpected teaching moments for children aged 0 to 12.

Reopen Date: 6 Sep 2023

For more information, visit Tayo Station.


6. Margaret Market (New)

Margaret Market Singapore

Margaret Market takes over from what used to be the former Commonwealth Avenue Wet Market & Food Centre was built in 1956 and is the only remaining building in Singapore built by the Singapore Improvement Trust. Gazetted for conservation by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), it now breathes new life as Margaret Market, a new destination set to be the jewel of Singapore’s first satellite town of Queenstown.

As a lifestyle destination, Margaret Market is local-centric and seeks to support local brands, home bakers and cooks. Boutique local brands, first-time vendors, and entrepreneurs will be spotlighted in a communal space, offering a variety of food and beverage delights and community gathering spaces.

Official Opening Date: 15 Aug 2023
📍 38 Margaret Drive Singapore 141038

For more information, visit Margaret Market.


7. Air Combat at Central Beach Bazaar (New)

Air Combat Central Beach Bazaar Sentosa

Mount Faber Leisure Group, a leader in entertainment and immersive experiences, is proud to announce the launch of its latest attraction, Air Combat, at Central Beach Bazaar. The unique VR experience is the latest addition to the enchanting day-to-night carnival beach.

Air Combat combines state-of-the-art VR technology with the excitement of aerial warfare, providing an unparalleled sensory experience for participants. In this enthralling adventure, visitors will don a virtual reality headset and find themselves transported to the heart of intense and realistic aerial battles and thrilling dogfights against enemy aircraft while soaring through realistic seascapes through 6 different movements.

Open Date: 27 Jun 2023


8. Singapore Navy Museum (Revamped)

Singapore Navy Museum Republic Singapore Navy

Defence Collective Singapore (DCS) is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated re-opening of Singapore Navy Museum (SNM) following an extensive refresh of all its existing galleries.

The refreshed museum will bring the visitor through Singapore’s maritime heritage, and highlight how the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has grown together with our maritime nation, and the critical role it plays in keeping our waters safe and secure.

Reopen Date: 17 Jun 2023
📍 112 Tanah Merah Coast Road Singapore 498794

For more information, visit Singapore Navy Museum.


9. The Woodleigh Mall (New)

The Woodleigh Mall

The Woodleigh Mall, an integrated community and lifestyle hub in the Bidadari Estate, has opened its doors with exciting retail concepts, dining experiences, and edutainment options that are now open to the public. Jointly developed by Cuscaden Peak Investments Private Limited (“Cuscaden Peak Investments”) and Kajima Development, shoppers can look forward to a slate of highly anticipated openings in the three-level mall, which offers a rich mix of retail, food and beverage, healthcare, and enrichment tenants all under one roof. As more tenants continue to open in the following weeks, shoppers are warmly welcomed to visit The Woodleigh Mall to enjoy an invigorating new experience amid the surrounding lush green spaces.

Opening Date: 9 May 2023
📍 11 Bidadari Park Drive Singapore 367803


10. Bird Paradise Singapore (New)

Singapore's Bird Paradise Birdseye view

Jurong Bird Park will be relocated to Mandai Lake Road with a new name for the Bird Park – Bird Paradise.

Soft opening on 8 May 2023, the 17-hectare Bird Paradise will be the first of the new wildlife parks located at Mandai Wildlife Reserve to open to the public. Managed by the Mandai Wildlife Group, Singapore’s new bird park – Bird Paradise – will transport visitors into a colourful world that will be the home to 3,500 birds from over 400 avian species. Designed to encourage discovery at every turn, Bird Paradise will welcome visitors into immersive and naturalistic mixed-species habitats, where they will explore eight large walk-through aviaries which reflect different biomes of the world such as dense African rainforests, South American wetlands, Southeast Asian paddy fields, Australian dry eucalypt forests, and more.

Soft Opening Date: 8 May 2023

For more information, visit Bird Paradise Singapore.


11. SAFRA Choa Chu Kang (New)

SAFRA Choa Chu Kang opening in May 2023Photo: SAFRA

SAFRA’s seventh club will open in May 2023 and will have a range of new facilities for fitness, family bonding, recreation and dining. NSmen and their families can also look forward to a month-long open house in June, where they can enjoy a host of activities and special promotions to try out the club’s facilities.

Nestled within Choa Chu Kang Park, the new SAFRA club is part of the government’s continuing efforts to recognise NSmen for their contributions towards National Defence. Over 90,000 Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) national servicemen and their families living in the north-west of Singapore will have convenient access to these new facilities.

Opening Date: June 2023
📍 28 Choa Chu Kang Drive Singapore 689964

For more information, visit here.


12. Delta Sport Centre (Revamped)

After a lengthy closure for renovation works, Delta Sport Centre is reopening soon. Look forward to gym, indoor sports, outdoor facilities and swimming complex.

Re-Opening Date: 30 Apr 2023
📍 900 Tiong Bahru Rd Singapore 158790

For more information, visit here.


13. Punggol Regional Library (New)

Punggol Regional LibraryPhoto: The National Library Board

Singapore’s latest public library fully opens in Punggol, unveiling five floors of extensive and accessible features in one of the youngest housing estates in the country.

In addition to the children’s and accessible collections on Levels 1 and 2 which opened earlier in January, Levels 3 to 5 of the Punggol Regional Library now welcomes everyone with spaces for teenagers, seniors, and freelancers and aspiring business owners.

Open Date: 5 Apr 2023

For more information, visit Punggol Regional Library.


14. SkatePark @ Lakeside Garden (New)

SkatePark @ Lakeside Garden

Practise your moves and tricks at SkatePark @ Lakeside Garden, the first skate park in Singapore with a parkour park and bouldering wall.

At nearly 17,000m2, this is also the biggest outdoor skate park in Singapore. It features five skate pods catering to skaters of varying skill levels – Learn to Skate Pod, Skate Drain Pod, Mini Bowl Pod, Big Bowl Pod and Plaza Pod, which is sheltered for all-weather use.

SkatePark @ Lakeside Garden also comprises a 300m² parkour park with a 3m-high bouldering wall.

Open Date: 1 Apr 2023


15. Toa Payoh Heritage Trail (Refreshed)

dragon playground toa payoh lor 6

The refreshed Toa Payoh Heritage Trail covers 29 heritage sites and features 10 heritage trail markers, with two new marked sites comprising Block 53, also known as the “VIP Block”, and the iconic Toa Payoh Dragon Playground. These two sites join existing marked sites such as Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery, a National Monument and the oldest Buddhist monastery in Singapore; Masjid Muhajirin, the first mosque in Singapore to have been built with the support of contributions from the Mosque Building Fund (known as the Mosque Building and Mendaki Fund (MBMF) today) alongside community fundraising; Toa Payoh Town Park, home to a 25-metre-tall Look-Out Tower which was accorded conservation status by the Urban Redevelopment Authority in 2009; and four point HDB blocks¹ which housed international athletes as part of the Former 1973 Southeast Asian Peninsular (SEAP) Games Village.

Date: From 23 Mar 2023

For more information, visit Toa Payoh Heritage Trail.


16. Sengkang Grand Mall (New)

Sengkang Grand Mall is the first integrated development that comprises of a 3-level retail component, a hawker centre, childcare centre, community club and 680 residential units in the North-East region of Singapore.

Designed to be the beacon of the Buangkok community, Sengkang Grand Mall offers over 90 brands such as FairPrice Finest, McDonald’s, Uniqlo, MindChamps, City Hotpot and many more food kiosks. To provide an elevated shopping experience for shoppers and entertainment to children of all ages, there are community spaces like the playground and shower facilities at Level 1.

Official Opening Date: 6 Mar 2023


17. Climb@T3 Changi Airport (New)

Climb@T3 Boulder Wall

Climb@T3 will be located at Terminal 3 Basement 3. It will feature an 8-metre-high rock-climbing wall as well as a 12-metre-long boulder wall. The family-friendly facility will have both guided and free-and-easy programmes for climbers of varying skill levels, from as young as two years of age to adult enthusiasts.

Official Opening Date: 4 Mar 2023

For more information, visit Climb@T3 Changi Airport.


18. Peranakan Museum Singapore (Revamped)

Peranakan Museum Singapore

After nearly four years of renovations, the Peranakan Museum will reopen its doors to the public in mid-February 2023.

The completely refurbished building will feature brand-new permanent galleries presenting exceptional objects from Peranakan material culture, as well as a fresh new exhibition design and museum visitor experience.

Official Reopening Date: 17 Feb 2023

For more information, visit Peranakan Museum Reopening.


19. Rail Corridor (North) (Revamped)

Offering you more than 21 km of continuous connectivity along the Rail Corridor, you can now explore Rail Corridor from opposite Kranji MRT station to Spooner Road – all the way from north to south with this new opening. There are now more than 30 access paths connecting neighboring residents and communities to the Rail Corridor!

With this new opening, you may also consider trying out this new connectivity via the newly minted Kranji node or Hillview Bridge.

Open Date: 8 Feb 2023


20. HomeTeamNS Clubhouse Bedok Reservoir (New)

Themed as a Waterfront Haven, it is the only reservoir-fronting clubhouse in Singapore and has an unparalleled view of Bedok Reservoir. Equipped with smart access systems, green features and several first-of-its-kind facilities, HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir will be the ultimate waterfront retreat for Home Team NSmen to unwind with their loved ones.

Official Opening Date: 4 Jan 2023

For more information, visit here.


21. Aqua Adventure @HomeTeamNS Clubhouse Bedok Reservoir (New)

Aqua Adventure HomeTeamNS BedokPhoto: HomeTeamNS

Gear up for a full day of top-notch fun and activity at Aqua Adventure with a good mix of wet and dry interactive play elements – BlackHole Aquatube, Double Trouble Slide, Laze Pool, Scramble Net and more.

  • Scale new heights at our Indoor Aquatic Challenge Rope Course
  • Tunnel through the first-ever 85-metre long Indoor BlackHole Water Slide with Aqualucent Strips
  • Test your limits at the first Indoor Net Obstacle Arena

Projected Opening Date: Mid Feb 2023

For more information, visit here.


Chinese Garden In Singapore (Revamped)

chinese garden singapore

The Chinese Garden is a 13.5hectares garden in Jurong Lake. The garden features numerous Chinese-style pavilions, a seven-storey pagoda, Chinese bonsai etc.

Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden are closed from 31 May 2019 for redevelopment works till 2023(?).

Projected Reopen Date: 2023 (?) – TBD

For more information, visit Chinese Garden In Singapore.


Note: All details are correct as of the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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